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     This Information Report (#19) sheds light on the roots of the Labor Party, which began in 1930, i.e., before the establishment of the Israeli state in 1948.

The report details the internal differences and problems of the party. It explores the Labor Party platform, political vision, role in Israeli politics, and participation in Israeli governments. The report also includes a section that discusses the role of the party in the Arab-Israeli conflict; its role in the wars and its position concerning the peace settlement.

This report is available fully for free download on al-Zaytouna Centre’s Arabic Website. ( Download)

    The Information Report series was launched by the Information Department of al-Zaytouna Centre in early 2008. It aims at providing periodical, informative, concise and well-documented information set on selected issues of concern on the Arab and Muslim World, specifically the Palestinian issue.



Title: Hizb al-‘Amal al-Israeli (The Israeli Labor Party)

Editor: Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mohammad Saleh

Managing Editor: Rabi‘ al-Dannan

Published in: 2011 (1st edition)

Physical details: 72 pages, 14*21 cm, paperback

Price : 2 $

Source: Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations, Beirut 23/5/2011